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Old 07-24-2006, 06:18 PM   #5506
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How do you change a roll center to be shorter/longer?
read passed pages here,and as for hopups use kawahara,kanack,JP(sato)kawahara tires are best,for short track learn RC and use it. you dont have to mod the car,you may wont to use 400-450 oil and the 1x1.3 pistons at the front,6 to 7 drop in the rear and 1 to 2 drop in the front,kanack chassis 7 and 2 a normal mugen chassis 6 and 1and run tires small on short track.and at the final run tires to soot time. oh and track width 198 front 199 rear.
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Old 07-24-2006, 06:37 PM   #5507
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You can't in the front due to the upper front arms being of fixed length. However, in the rear you just move the rear camber link in/out on the shock tower.

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Old 07-24-2006, 07:18 PM   #5508
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You can't in the front due to the upper front arms being of fixed length. However, in the rear you just move the rear camber link in/out on the shock tower.

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On the MTX4 using the stock parts, the camber link does not mount to the shock tower, and only can be moved up/down.
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Old 07-24-2006, 07:50 PM   #5509
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Who makes good hop-ups for the MTX-4? I see that 3 racing has a lot. I need some bling, I am thinking of covering my gas tank with pink rinestones so that it matches Paris' sidekick
3racing is not bad. I like sato seiki a lot, tho.
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Old 07-24-2006, 07:51 PM   #5510
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Ah, good point. I guess I should remember I was in the MTX-4 thread. I am still driving a MTX-3 and got that used with a bunch of hop-ups installed so I don't even know what is stock on that car anymore. lol! Thanks for clarifying.

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Old 07-24-2006, 10:08 PM   #5511
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On the MTX4 using the stock parts, the camber link does not mount to the shock tower, and only can be moved up/down.
No wonder... I was starting to examine my MTX-4 to find what RichChang suggested... lol
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Old 07-24-2006, 10:53 PM   #5512
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You can't in the front due to the upper front arms being of fixed length. However, in the rear you just move the rear camber link in/out on the shock tower.

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You can if you buy the Kawahara parts that give you upper arm length options. Here are some pix.

I thought I'd get a chance to test the front supports at last weekends race in Chicago, but the car needed little to get dialed so I opted to keep the pins in the stock setting.

But the rear Kawahara staybar was amazing. I mentioned before that the blade inserts were knotched about every hour with a center point that isn't very easy to see, but easy to mod for better visibility. Leveled was very exact to the stock 2.1. To get more control on the high speed sweeper I angled them 1 hour. Very obvious handling characteristics, also gave a slight onpower push, but I turned them back 1/2 an hour and the car felt perfect for the track layout/conditions, and of course, driving style. Quick, easy tuning. Does not rub anything. I'm not into all that aftermarket bling, but this unit is well crafted and very acurate. After thinking about the setup after the race, I thought I should've turned one side back to level for the infield.
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Old 07-25-2006, 04:00 AM   #5513
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Old 07-25-2006, 05:27 AM   #5514
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Is the rear camber link mount from Kawahara also?
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Old 07-25-2006, 07:32 AM   #5515
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Kawahara has some nice parts.

Where do you buy them? I need someone who sells it worldwide. Cant find someone in germany.
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Kawahara has some nice parts.

Where do you buy them? I need someone who sells it worldwide. Cant find someone in germany.
the best place is http://www.pro-s-futaba.co.jp/ i just got the 4mm chassi $40 USD and a few others very cheap also got a mugen pipe for $40 USD
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the best place is http://www.pro-s-futaba.co.jp/ i just got the 4mm chassi $40 USD and a few others very cheap also got a mugen pipe for $40 USD
Yes, you got it. They give the most discount on Kawahara's parts. 30%off. In fact, this shop has a very close relationship with Mugen Japan. I enjoy buying from them. Very fast shipment and service.
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Is the rear camber link mount from Kawahara also?
Yes, Sir!
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how do you read that site in english?
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how do you read that site in english?
Good question!!
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